Sixth-grader boosts STEM skills at National Youth Leadership Forum
Education

Sixth-grader boosts STEM skills at National Youth Leadership Forum

Hailey Fisher, who will be a sixth-grader at Quincy Junior High School when school resumes next month, joined more than 240 elementary students from across the nation at the National Youth Leadership Forum: Pathways to STEM session.

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JWCC approves $14.99 million balanced budget
Education

JWCC approves $14.99 million balanced budget

The John Wood Community College Board of Trustees has approved a $14.99 million balanced budget for fiscal 2019.

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Hannibal School District gains a third school resource officer

The School Board approved during its meeting Wednesday a third school resource officer to patrol school buildings.

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UM System president to be speaker at annual MU student send-off in Palmyra

University of Missouri System President Mun Choi will be the keynote speaker at the sixth annual MU student send-off held July 21 in Palmyra. Choi will update those attending the event on the progress made at the university's four campuses, especially th

Hannibal students place in national competitions at leadership conference
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Hannibal students place in national competitions at leadership conference

Hannibal High School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America students have placed in national competitions held June 28 through July 2 at FCCLA's 2018 National Leadership Conference held in Atlanta, Ga.

Retired teachers group hopes to update one-room school
Education

Retired teachers group hopes to update one-room school

The Adams County Retired Teachers Association is seeking the public's help for needed improvements to the one-room school at the Adams County Fairgrounds.

Preliminary report targets QJHS performance
Education

Preliminary report targets QJHS performance

QUINCY -- Quincy Junior High Principal Dan Sparrow points to plenty of positive trends from the 2017-18 school year. Attendance rates increased. Truancy rates fell.

Wells transitions to new school administration manager role
Education

Wells transitions to new school administration manager role

Quincy Public Schools has added a school administration manager for the Adams County Regional Safe Schools and the Academic Behavior and Community Academy.

Education

QPS names new junior high deans, school administration manager

Plans call for Quincy Junior High School deans -- Julie Marshall, Tony Fesler and Tom Lepper -- to spend more time in classrooms, instead of offices, building relationships with teachers and students during the 2018-19.

QPS teachers move into new classrooms
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QPS teachers move into new classrooms

Nearly every Quincy elementary teacher is changing classrooms or buildings for the 2018-19 school year, and excitement levels were highest Monday at Iles and Rooney, where teachers began unpacking boxes to prepare open to students in August.